stumpwork


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stumpwork

(ˈstʌmpˌwɜːk)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) a type of embroidery of the 15th to 17th centuries featuring raised or embossed figures, padded with cotton wool or hair
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0335; Throw pillows: Nancy Corzine fabric; lumbar pillow on the settee: Becky Vizard antique stumpwork on blue velvet; painting: Sharon Richardson horn Brown's Fine Art, 630 Fondren PL, Jackson, 601.
The speaker was Mrs Christine Rolls who spoke about Stumpwork.
Her needlework skills have also earned her a scholarship from the SWRI to be trained in stumpwork, a style of embroidery, which she will then teach to others.
These include beadwork, goldwork - a fairly uncommon skill now mostly used for high-quality church vestments and art embroidery - and stumpwork, raised embroidery drawn from vivid designs of 17thcentury needlework.
A 17th century beadwork looks as fresh as the day made, unlike embroidery stumpwork which has faded over the years.
Margaret Gamble will be leading the Stumpwork, Raised Work and 3D workshop.
The master bedroom is a soothing escape with a custom-upholstered headboard and washable silk bedding from Ray's Fine Linens accented with Fortuny and antique stumpwork pillows from B.
The earliest implements available date from the 17th century, mainly consisting of the quite heavy silver needlework tools used to create the padded embroideries known as stumpwork.
A rare 17th-century section of stumpwork - a type of three-dimensional embroidery - can be seen in the ground floor exhibition room, while upstairs a sample of 21st century stumpwork, created by a guild member, is on show.
The piece is upholstered in Steven Harsey silk with custom stumpwork embroidered pillows from Becky Vizard of St.